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Paul Stanish

May 26, 2022
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Paul Stanish joined Risk Sciences International in 2021 as a Risk Analyst. Paul’s current focus is on using emerging tools to modernize client’s understanding risk and streamline and rationalize their data culture.

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Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

May 11, 2022
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Using data from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, RSI investigators collaborated on a study showing increased risks of myopericarditis – an inflammatory condition of the heart muscle – following mRNA COVID19 vaccination, with the highest risks seen in young males following a second…

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Quinolones

Quinolones and risk of retinal detachment

April 26, 2022
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Following previous work on the potential risk of acute liver failure associated with quinolone antibiotics, RSI investigators, Mohamed Taher, Franco Momoli, Donald Mattison and Daniel Krewski evaluated the potential risk of retinal detachment (RD) associated with these medications. Although no cases of RD were linked to quinolones in clinical trials, some…

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IAI climate change report

April 12, 2022
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The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) recently commissioned Climate Risk Institute (CRI) and Risk Sciences International (RSI) to produce a series of informational tools evaluating and explaining the future effects of climate change on the aluminium sector’s sustainability. A principle focus of the project was to highlight one of the most…

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Quinolones

Quinolones and risk of acute liver failure

April 12, 2022
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Quinolones, are a class of widely used and popular powerful antibiotics with broad coverage. RSI investigators, Mohamed Taher, Franco Momoli, Donald Mattison and Daniel Krewski, recently published a series of three papers on investigating the risk of acute liver failure (ALF) following systemic administration of quinolones, based on a synthesis…

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RSI launches Global Risk Census

March 1, 2022
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Risk Sciences International has launched The Global Risk Census. The goal of the Census is to provide insights into important risks that need to be confronted now and in the future. These insights will be of great value to decision-makers, policy-makers and indeed to all stakeholders affected by a myriad…

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Patricia Larkin

January 19, 2022
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Dr. Patricia Larkin’s professional activities focus on advanced policy and regulatory assessments, including linkages with social determinants of health and implications for health equity. Her expertise concerns human health and environmental risk management, with emphasis on energy, water resources, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Patricia’s research and engagement considers…

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Won K. Kim

Won K. Kim

January 19, 2022
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Won Kim has performed risk assessments of high-pressure hydrogen tanks mounted on hydrogen vehicles, fire risk assessments of lithium-ion battery assembly processes, hazard analyses of fuel supply systems of LNG engine ships, and hazard analyses of fuel supply systems of methanol engine ships. He is currently developing risk assessment methods…

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Back to Fitness 2021

August 9, 2021
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Thank you Ottawa You joined us twice! Sunday 12 and 19 September 2021 Zumba on the Field / Back to Fitness Celebration at TD Place and University Square (uOttawa) Over two hundred and fifty peopled joined in with Ottawa’s top Zumba instructors ZIN™ Shane Scatliffe, ZIN™ Carr Evans and ZIN™…

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Telecom emergency response

August 7, 2021
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Ham Census is the initiative of Risk Sciences International Vice-President of Communications and Strategic Initiatives, Cemil ‘Jim’ Alyanak, himself an amateur radio operator and member of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service. He is licensed by the FCC in the United States with the call sign K3MRI. The initiative came about…

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